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1063 Lower Main St Ste C101, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-6004
(808) 242-9630
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great food! Affordable prices and selections!

I love the food, service, and prices. Their menu is great. I love the food. I hope they stay in business a long time to come. I will keep coming again and again. Keep up the great food!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I love the food, service, and prices. Their menu is great. I love the food. I hope they stay in business a long time to come. I will keep coming again and again. Keep up the great food!

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Maui
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I've been going to Tokyo Tei since not long after it opened, so I am probably biased. But there's still nothing like it anywhere else on Maui.............when it's good, it's incredibly good. When it's having a so-so day, it's still better than most Asian places. Tokyo Tei is old school; don't expect fawning service, fancy tables, or silverware. Instead, enjoy... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Amen to those that say it's not fancy-schmancy. It's in a hard-to-find strip mall off lower main street through Wailuku. Reasonable prices, authentic Hawaiian-Japanese flavors. Mo betta than the restaurants in Lahaina!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised to try this place again! My first experience wasn't so good. This time, the service and food was very tasty! I had combo b ( shrimp tempura, steak, sashimi) $16.50, hubby had combo c ( miso butterfish, tonkatsu, sashimi) )$15.50, kids had chicken katsu. All meals came with tea, rice, miso soup. The food was tasty... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

While traveling in central Maui we wanted to go to a Japanese restaurant. We looked at Yelp and Tokyo TEI had 4 stars so we decided to eat there. The restaurant is hidden in the back wall of the multi level garage, so you can't see it from the street. It looked very run down. As we walked inside the... More 

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Makawao
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is my favorite hole in the wall (LOCAL) place for Japanese food on Maui. This is NOT Wailea/Lahaina fancy shmancy...I sat down after my work-out class in my shorts and tank top at 5pm when the place opens for dinner. It is tucked under the garage of an apartment and business complex (Puuone Towers, Lower Wailuku) and right next... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I have eaten here several times.. the staff is friendly but dining area is small.. The food seems to be made with a little more salt that I prefer.. Big note: this is right near a Korean Bar...some people with smaller children may be a little put off

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is very local style, great for families. The food is very good if you like Japanese food. The prices are very reasonable and the staff very friendly. I will return often.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We love Japanese food and try to find "local" restaurants when we travel. Based on other reviews, we were looking forward to lunch at Tokyo Tei. The people were friendly, the music authentic, the other patrons seemed not to be tourists and the miso was tasty...so far so good! But we could barely find the chicken in the chicken sukiyaki... More 

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Kahului
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

They have a great combo of fish , roast pork salted cabbage,Miso soup with hot tea.it is only on there lunch menu's. I go especially for this combination plate for lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1063 Lower Main St Ste C101, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-6004
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailuku
  • Phone Number: (808) 242-9630

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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